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Episode 113LISTENER Q&A: Our listener questions for this week come to us from Wyatt, Amanda, and Jane:
- Wyatt has been brainstorming ideas, but he doesn't want to invest in something that isn't going to be feasible long-term. He asks if there's a way to research whether or not an idea is feasible or something that will be in-demand before you get too far down the path.
- Amanda and her boyfriend have already started their side hustle selling a healthy, superfood-based fudge, but now that they've launched, they're looking for ways to create an elevator pitch in order get their product out to there.
- Jane has been inspired by Side Hustle School and is looking for a side hustle of her very own, but she doesn't feel that she has the kind of skills necessary to start many of the side hustles we've featured on the show. She's looking for side hustles that cater to those "regular folk" out there without technological or artistic skills.
HIGHLIGHTS FROM THIS WEEK: Here are some quick highlights for each episode this week. Listen to this week's recap for a more comprehensive highlight reel.
- Ep. 107 - A New England engineer earns a part-time income of more than $1,000 a month by helping people reconnect through personal touch
- Ep. 108 - How a swimsuit model uses her strong industry connections and social media savvy to launch a high-end shopping site taking on major swimwear companies and bringing in $5 million a year
- Ep. 109 - Healthy meal planning can be rough, but one man is on a mission to help people be more health-conscious with his subscription-based website selling meal prep recipes. This episode is also a testiment to the power of mastering SEO and using it in your side hustle
- Ep. 110 - A lifelong crafter who makes jewelry to cope with the stress of working in the mental health field launches an Etsy store and uses her strong marketing skills to get her items featured on several major TV shows
- Ep. 111 - After witnessing the struggles that many students have with one of college’s most challenging subjects, a chemist creates a blog selling study guides and ebooks to help bridge the gap. He also brings in six-figures a year
- Ep. 112 - A Nashville insurance executive who hates exercising opens a gym modeled on working out for only 10 minutes at a time.
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